In a message dated 10/31/2009 4:07:48 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
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It sounds identical to the recording on "A century of Recorded
Poetry" which Rhino Records issued in 1996. I gather that it has
been exposed as a hoax.
The best article on this was published by Allen Koenigsberg in his Antique
Phonograph Munthly (now defunct) Vol. X, No. 3, 1992. This article is
referred to often but it is, sadly, the text is not available on the web. It
would behoove Allen to post the text on his website so questions could be
referred there (more publicity for him) and a google search would bring up the
My copy of APM is filed away somewhere!!!